Six-year-olds can blog.
Take 10 minutes to listen to Vicki Davis, a well-known e-learning professional, interview Kathy Cassidy, a Canadian teacher of grades 1 and 2. Cassidy’s unique literacy curriculum in rooted in helping her students develop their own blogs and use social media to connect to the wider world.
Sounds risky, no? Cassidy takes the listener through her thought process on using the Internet to facilitate her students’ education, how she endeavors to keep her students safe, and the benefits of integrating children’s online presence into the classroom.